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Supermicro Participates in CERN LHC Project Inauguration


GENEVA, Switzerland, Oct 21, 2008 /PRNewswire-FirstCall via COMTEX News Network/ -- Super Micro Computer, Inc. (Nasdaq: SMCI), a leader in application-optimized, high performance server solutions, today participated in the inauguration ceremony for the famous CERN (one of the world's largest research labs) LHC (Large Hadron Collider) Project in Geneva. Supermicro's SuperBlade(R) servers enable the LHC Project with superior computational performance, scalability, and energy efficiency.


"We are honored to have Supermicro's industry-leading blade server technology installed at the foundation of this monumental scientific research project," said Charles Liang, CEO and president of Supermicro. "Our SuperBlade platforms deliver unsurpassed performance, computing density and energy efficiency, making them ideal for HPC clusters and data centers."

The LHC Project deploys Supermicro's award-winning SuperBlade servers. These optimized solutions empower Supermicro customers with the most advanced green server technology available, including 93%* peak power supply efficiency, innovative and highly efficient thermal and cooling system designs, and industry-leading performance-per-watt (290+ GFLOPS/kW*).

Earlier this year, Supermicro's SuperBlade won the Best Green Data Center Solution award at BladeSystems Insight 2008 held in Tucson, Arizona, May 12-14. Easy to deploy, easy to use, and offering the best price-to- performance and profit potential available, the SuperBlade was ranked number one by CRN over IBM and Dell in its latest blade product review. Visit to read the full CRN cover story entitled Blades of Glory.

Supermicro Server Building Block Solutions(R) offer exceptional flexibility and outstanding feature advantages. For more information on Supermicro's complete line of server and workstation solutions go to

About Super Micro Computer, Inc. (NASDAQ: SMCI)

Established in 1993, Supermicro emphasizes superior product design and uncompromising quality control to produce industry-leading serverboards, chassis and server systems. These Server Building Block solutions provide benefits across many environments, including data center deployment, high-performance computing, high-end workstations, storage networks and standalone server installations. For more information on Supermicro's complete line of advanced motherboards, SuperServers, and optimized chassis, visit, email or call the San Jose, CA headquarters at +1 408-503-8000.


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* Peak power efficiency and performance ratings based on internal test results.

SOURCE Super Micro Computer, Inc.

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